Funchal’s Best Restaurants to Visit in 2023

Are you planning a trip to Madeira Island and looking for Funchal’s best restaurants? In this article, we offer you a guide to the 10 Funchal’s best restaurants to visit in 2023.

Madeira Island has so much to offer, and one of the things you cannot miss is trying out its restaurants, where you can enjoy all kinds of variety of food, as well as its splendid regional flavours.

10 Funchal’s Best Restaurants- Enjoy its flavours

– Alta Vista

Alta Vista Funchal´s best restaurants

Alta Vista. Photo by TripAdvisor

The Alta Vista is valued as the best restaurant on Trip Advisor. This tasty restaurant offers Mediterranean, European and, of course, Portuguese cuisine.

Its regional flavours stand out, as they are a delight to the palate.

A fantastic place, with good views, a family atmosphere and excellent service. Also, don’t forget to try the best passion fruit sangria!

Relevant information:

-Location: Largo do Miranda Caminho do Meio n 87-89, 9060-086 Funchal Madeira

-Hours: 10:30-22:00

-Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

-Features: Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service

– 5 Sentidos

5 Sentidos Funchal´s best restaurants

5 Sentidos. Photo by TripAdvisor

One of Funchal´s best restaurants, “5 Sentidos”, offers a warm and friendly atmosphere, with European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, International, contemporary and healthy cuisine.

A true journey through the “5 senses”, the quality of the restaurant in its dishes and service makes it excellent, without a doubt, one of the best restaurants, with a refined and homely environment, to try.

Also, don’t miss the opportunity to try the delicious desserts!

Relevant information:

-Location: Rua da Ponte de São Lázaro, Funchal, Portugal, 9000-027

-Average price: 20€

-Hours: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

-Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks

-Features: Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Non-smoking

– Villa Grill

Villa Grill Funchal´s best restaurants

Villa Grill. Photo by TheFork

The Villa Grill restaurant, with a fantastic view, super friendly staff and a cosy atmosphere, has delicious flavours from the starter, and main course to dessert. It has Mediterranean cuisine, Barbecue, Grill, European, and Portuguese.

Without a doubt, you will want to come back to try the different dishes that this wonderful restaurant offers.

Enjoy your meal while watching the wonderful view.

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Relevant information:

-Location: Estrada Monumental 398, Funchal, Portugal, 9000-100

-Average price: 19€

-Hours: 8:00-23:00

-Meals: Lunch, Dinner

-Features: Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Wine Bar

– Dona Nina

Restaurante Dona Nina Funchal´s best restaurants

Dona Nina. Photo by TripAdvisor

With a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, Dona Nina´s restaurant offers quick and attentive service. Their dishes are fantastic and beautifully presented.

If you want to try seafood, Mediterranean, European or Portuguese food, for sure Dona Nina will be one of the best options in the city of Funchal.

Relevant information:

-Location: Rua Ponta de Cruz 16A, 9000-103

-Average price: 25€

-Hours: 16:00-23:00

-Meals: Lunch, Dinner

-Features: Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wi-Fi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music

– Café Apolo

Café Apolo Funchal´s best restaurants

Café Apolo. Photo by TripAdvisor

The emblematic Café Apolo, which was closed for a long time, was reopened and currently has a space that revives traditions and has a fantastic menu.

Founded in 1945, and is considered one of the most famous Portuguese cafes.

Café Apolo is undoubtedly a unique experience, and one of the best dining options in Funchal.

Relevant information:

-Location: R. Dr. António José de Almeida 21, 9000-066 Funchal

-Average price: 18€

-Cuisine: European, Grill, Portuguese

-Hours: 8:00-23:00

-Meals: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Last hours of the night

-Features: Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Wi-Fi Free, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music

– Avista

Avista Funchal´s best restaurants

Avista. Photo by TripAdvisor

Looking for the highest quality of food? The Avista restaurant has a Michelin star and is considered one of the Funchal´s best restaurants with an extraordinary view of the Atlantic Ocean. Still, focused on Mediterranean and Asian cuisine, where the informality of the restaurant is evident, in transmitting the idea of ​​sharing, since the, more dishes the customers try better!

With a spectacular view and the highest quality fresh ingredients, you cannot miss the opportunity to visit this wonderful restaurant!

Relevant information:

-Location: Estrada Monumental 143, 9004-532 Funchal

-Average price: 35€

-Hours: 10:00-21:30

-Cuisine: European, Asian, Grill, Mediterranean, Portuguese

-Meals: Lunch, Dinner

-Features: Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

– Konsai

Konsai Sushi

Konsai. Photo by TheFork

If you are a lover of Japanese food, Konsai is the perfect place for you!

The restaurant specializes in sushi, has a spectacular interior a very pleasant and attentive service, and a friendly atmosphere. The high quality of each of their dishes is magnificent.

Without a doubt, you will want to discover this amazing restaurant.

Don’t forget to try their cocktails!

Relevant information:

-Location: Av. Zarco, 9000-069 Funchal

-Average price: 30€

-Hours: 12:00–16:00, 18:00–22:00

-Gastronomy: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian

-Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks

-Features: Delivery Service, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

– FugaCidade


FugaCidade. Photo by TripAdvisor

The bar/restaurant FugaCidade is a craft beer pub and has European and Portuguese food.

A place to chill with friends, perfect for quick meals.

Relevant information:

-Location: R. do Conde de Canavial 22, 9000-024 Funchal

-Hours: 8:00-24:00

-Meals: Drinks, Lunch

-Features: Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

– Nini Design Centre

Nini Centre Funchal´s best restaurants

Nini Design Centre. Photo by TripAdvisor

The exhibition centre, cafeteria, shop and studio Nini Design Centre, has a spectacular restaurant inside.

With diversity and quality on the menu, this beautiful restaurant offers a wonderful view, with a unique atmosphere and decorations.

Relevant information:

-Location: Estrada da Pontinha, Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 9000-726 Funchal

-Average price: 45€

-Hours: 19:00 to 24:00

-Cuisine: European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Contemporary

-Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks

-Features: Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wi-Fi, Has highchairs, Accepts credit cards, Table service, Digital payments, Allows dogs, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants

– O Giro Churros&Paninis

Restaurante O giro

O Giro. Photo by TripAdvisor

With a small but cosy and familiar environment, Giro´s restaurant, offers an extraordinary quality/price ratio, with excelent service.

Relevant information:

-Location: Rua da Carreira 77, 9000-042 Funchal

-Average price: 4€ – 8€

-Hours: 12:00-22.30

-Cuisine: European, Portuguese

-Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Last hours of the night, Drinks

-Features: Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wi-Fi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

Conclusion about Funchal’s Best Restaurants

The restaurants that Funchal has to offer are magnificent, from Madeiran cuisine, which is undoubtedly one of the best, as it is made from high-quality local products to a variety of foods from other places.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try some of Funchal’s best restaurants mentioned in this article.

Enjoy the best flavours that the island has to offer!

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